10 Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become increasingly popular during the last few years due to its versatility and health benefits. Though it was originally used in the Caribbean and other tropical countries, it has quickly become a household staple in most parts of the world. Coconut oil can be used for practically anything, ranging from beauty to cooking. It can even reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Coconut oil is completely natural and affordable too. We’ve come up with 10 ways in which you can use this fantastic product.1. MoisturiserBelieve it or not, coconut oil can be used as a…

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6 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

With only a few weeks to go before exams, it is important that you get a good night’s sleep. Rather than cramming late at night, have at least eight hours of sleep and wake up earlier. This will make you much more alert and in turn improve your results. Here are some suggestions as to how to get sufficient sleep:Avoid dairy products.Dairy products are often high in fat which take ages to digest and therefore make it harder to go to sleep. Skip the Ben and Jerry’s and drink a glass of soya or almond milk instead. You could also try chamomile tea…

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10 Things You Should Watch On Netflix This April

Fancy taking a break from work but can’t decide to watch on Netflix? Well, here at Student Wire we have come up with a list of films and TV shows to watch so that you don’t have to spend ages browsing the hundreds of films Netflix has to offer.1. Full HouseIf, like me, you never got round to watching Full House as a kid, now is your chance. With the sequel having recently been filmed, there is no better time to follow the antics of the Tanner family. Expect lots of humour and ‘aws’ when Michelle (played by the Olsen…

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3 Ways With Courgetti

If you have been following all things food, you will be aware of one of the new health trends to hit the culinary world: courgette spaghetti (also known as courgetti). Though courgette pasta may sound like a strange concept at first, it is actually quite tasty.  Courgetti is also low in calories and full of nutrients, making a great alternative to noodles and pasta. You can either make courgetti yourself, using a spiralizer, or buy a tub of courgette spaghetti from Tesco, for as little as £1. Not sure of how to use courgetti? Well, here are some ideas:1. BologneseSwap regular spaghetti…

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How to be more productive

As a student it is easy to put off work and binge on Netflix instead. We are all guilty of planning to take a 10 minute break and end up still scrolling through YikYak or Facebook three hours later. However, it is important to keep a healthy balance between work and leisure, and not spend too much time relaxing. If you feel that you are constantly procrastinating and leaving work until the last minute, these tips should come in handy.1. Make a daily to-do list.At the start of each day, or even the night before if you’re pushed for time,…

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